Could float it. City support for the "giant rubber ducky” 🦆baseball stadium nets them half a $billion or so from proponent, which finances a chunk of rail deck park (and new garbage cans).
I posted these on another forum and after a second look... starting scratching my head. At first glance I thought we were just seeing the addition of a horizontal trim element splitting the smaller top volume (6 floors)... but the render above of the top volume offers more floors and 2 sets of...
Most of the public realm preliminary design ideas are great. The only quibble is the "rolled curb" between cyclists and pedestrians which I think invites bike vs.strolling collisions (via last second pedalling detours ;)).
Great shots Red Planet. I initially thought the patchiness of the pre-cast brick was just an optical quirk seen in long shots, but close-ups are indeed .. patchy. Is this the masonary equalivent of the ROM "Crystal" mis-match cladding curse?
^^ So let's go with the "Accelerated Option" (rebuild)... so Calatrava can oversee both his Portlands bridges ... the 2nd being his south hybrid cable-stayed beauty (with swing portion) linking to the Island(s). :)
I'm assuming there is a lane-way between this gorgeous mural and the new development so I think it at least deserves way-finding signage beside the side-walk, and a crossing-guard to stop vehicle deliveries during the pedestrian "viewing hour". :cool:
Pray no-one tags the mural once it's hidden.
Thx... I was just looking looking at the Phase 2 drawings for Cherry South and Commissioners. There's also the Lakeshore rail bridge "modifications". Wonder if that means re-conditioned/altered, or might there be a new design element...?
EDIT: BTW for those who haven't seen it, there's a...
It will be interesting to see how many of these instant icons will grace the Portlands when the future plays out. I know there are four in the present plans (including the longer twin span which should be a stunner)... early plans suggested a half-dozen or so. I'm ok with 5 total (just so...